In Memory of Kapur紀念卡普尔

World Public Forum Dialogue of Civilizations reports:

On March 12, 2011 Kapur Surya Foundation and India International Centre convened the commemorative event “The Vision and Legacy of J.C. Kapur: Quest for an Equitable Human Order” at the India International Centre Auditorium. The speakers at this event, chaired by Prof. M.G.K. Menon, were Dr. Kapila Vatsyayan, MP, Chairperson, IIC Asia Project; Dr. Vladimir I. Yakunin, Founder President World Public Forum – Dialogue of Civilizations; and Dr. Tu Weiming, Chair, Professor of Chinese History and Philosophy and Confucian Studies, Harvard University, USA; Sr. Professor, Peking University, Beijing, China.

“He was a towering figure in reconfiguring the new world order, a major public intellectual in Asia, and a source of inspiration for us all. I cherished his willingness to share his broad vision with me. I look forward to an opportunity to continue his seminal work on intercivilizational dialogue in Cultural China.” Download full speech by Dr. Tu Weiming

The event was dedicated to the memory of Jagdish Chandra Kapur (1920 – 2010) who passed away on Nov. 19, 2010. Mr. Kapur was an engineer, pioneer of solar and renewable energy, author, futurist, Founder-Chairman, Kapur Surya Foundation and Kapur Solar Farms; Publisher and Editor, World Affairs Journal; Co-Founder, Co-Chairman, World Public Forum – Dialogue of Civilizations.世界文明对话公眾论坛的报道:

2011年3月12日卡普尔苏里亚基金会和印度国际中心在印度国际中心的礼堂召开了以“卡普尔的遠見輿遺產:追求公平的人类秩序”為題的纪念活动。发言者有IIC 亚洲项目主席Kapila Vatsyayan博士、世界文明对话公眾论坛創建人Vladimir I. Yakunin博士。杜维明博士原計劃參加此次紀念活動,但臨時因病無法出席。會議宣讀了他的致詞。


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